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Terror On The Ave Closed This Weekend Because Of “Incident”

Officials with Town Square Media say Terror On Ave will be closed this weekend. Company General Manager Cheryl Salomone says "an incident happened inside the Terror On The Ave that has forced us to close the venue until next Thursday

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Watch That Pot Kitchen Fires Common In Yakima

October is National Fire Prevention month and the theme this year is working smoke alarms save lives test yours every month. Yakima Firefighter Nick Sloan says a majority of the fires they battle happen in the kitchen

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Rapid City Plaza’s Path Holds Promise For Yakima — Dave’s Diary [Audio]

The Yakima Downtown Plaza plan moves back into center stage on Monday when designer Catherine Gustafson presents the updated design.

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No More Swings At Richland Schools

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Swing sets are being removed from the playgrounds at Richland elementary schools because they're too dangerous.

The district says it's under pressure from insurance companies over the liability for injuries

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It’s All O-ver for Oregon: Unranked Arizona Upsets No. 2 Ducks for Second Straight Year

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Terris Jones-Grigsby scored the tiebreaking touchdown with 2:54 left, plowing into the end zone from a yard out, and Arizona stunned Oregon once again with a 31-24 victory Thursday night over the second-ranked Ducks

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Friday Night Lights: Here’s the High School Football Schedule for Oct. 3-4

 

Here's where your favorite high school football team will be playing this week!

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Yakima Library Coordinating Community Read of True Grit

With so many people busy with social media the Yakima Valley Library is inviting families to get involved in Yakima Valley Reads.

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City Matching Federal Grant for Yakima Airport

The Yakima Airport is about to take off and reach new destinations according to Yakima City Manager Tony O'Rourke.

The Yakima Airport will receive a $290,000 federal grant to boost travel service to Seattle and establish a new flight to Portland

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Rapid City Plaza Captures Casper’s Interest – Yakima, Are You Listening? — Dave’s Diary

Next Monday evening Catherine Gustafson will be back to town with greater detail on the proposed plaza plan for downtown Yakima.  You are invited to check it out starting at 6:30 at the Seasons Performance Hall.

It looks like we have addressed the day to day parking concerns and we are working on the special event parking as well.

Keep in mind the main purpose for the plaza is economic revitalization and while there are no 100% guarantees there is plenty of evidence that a well designed plaza can help spur the economy.  The latest example of that comes from an article in a Casper, Wyoming newspaper.

Casper wants what Yakima wants and Casper has seen it already at work in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Their success can be Casper’s and it can be Yakima’s too.

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Seahawks’ Punter Jon Ryan Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month

 

The 9-year pro from Canada won his first such award for his fantastic footwork in September, and is only the second Seahawks' punter to win the award.

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